Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Gabriel Fauré (Tully Potter Collection)Gabriel Fauré (Tully Potter Collection)

Introduction

What a quiet, undramatic life Fauré had. ‘I have been reserved all my life,’ he wrote in a letter to his wife, ‘and have only been able to let myself go in certain situations.’ To his son, Philippe, he confided: ‘For me…music exists to elevate us as far as possible above everyday existence.’ Read the full biography.

Building your Collection

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Orchestral Chamber/Inst. Vocal Opera

Ballade, Op 19 Cello-and-Piano Works Requiem Pénélope

Piano Quartets Songs

Piano Quintets

Piano Works

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